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Road Recap: Grizzlies 110, Jazz 100

Is it too early to think about playoff positioning? The Grizzlies secured at least a season-series tie with the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City Friday night, beating the Jazz in their building for the second time in the season’s first seven games. The win moves the Grizzlies to 5-2 and tied with the San Antonio Spurs for fourth place in the Western Conference.

Ballot Basics: Early voting turnout

A total of 188,668 Shelby Countians cast early ballots during the early voting period that ended Nov. 1. The largest turnout day was the last – 20,332 – the only day that topped 20,000.

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By Michael Nelson

Nelson: Is Big Shelby back?

Memphians of a certain vintage may recall a time when the rest of Tennessee disparaged us as Big Shelby. It was a backhanded way of expressing East and Middle Tennessee’s resentment of – and, truth be told, our own vaulting pride in – the power wielded by Memphis and Shelby County in the state’s politics and government.

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